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Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour through Leipzig with Walking Tour

Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour through Leipzig with Walking Tour

From US$ 17.02 per person

Take a commented, 2 hour city tour through Leipzig which brings you to all important sites. Enjoy the freedom of interrupting your trip at any of ten stops as the mood suits you and then continue the journey again.

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Duration 1 day
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  • Take a commented, 2 hour city tour through Leipzig which brings you to all important sites.
  • Enjoy the freedom of interrupting your trip at any of ten stops as the mood suits you and then continue the journey again
  • Also take part in a guided tour of about 45 minutes following the 2 hour city tour
Full description
Get to know the city of Leipzig on this relaxed tour in red double-decker buses featuring the city's famous 'Messemännchen' mascot. This roughly 2-hour city tour takes you to Leipzig's most interesting sights, spaced out across 10 different stops. At any point, you can hop off at any of the stations, and hop back on whenever you'd like. The buses ride in regular, short intervals, so that you can stop or start at your own pace. The main meeting point for beginning or ending the tour is on Richard-Wagner-Straße. If you choose a day ticket, you will receive a free 45-minute guided tour in addition to the 2-hour city tour. The guided tours take place from March until the beginning of the Christmas Markets. You don't need to give prior notice to take part in the guided tours; simply come to the meeting point on Richard-Wagner Straße, across from the Central Train Station/East Hall. You will be led by professional tour guides who introduce you to Leipzig's sights in an entertaining way. Stops: • Richard-Wagner-Straße 2, across from the Central Train Station/East Hall: Central Train Station, Winter Garden Skyscraper, Old City • Zoo/Gondwanaland • Schiller House Leipzig, Menckestraße 42: Schiller House, Gohliser Castles, Gosen Tavern, Chocolate Palace • Schultz Bakery, Feuerbachstraße, on the corner of Max-Planck-Straße: Waldstraßen Quarter, Rosental with zoo display window, Sport Forum • Safari Restaurant, Nonnenstraße 5e, on the corner of Könneritz Bridge: boat rental, Museum for Printing Arts, Colored Thread Plant, Ristorante da Vito with Gondola Rental • Cafe Anton Hannes, Beethovenstraße 17, on the corner of Grassistraße: Music Quarter with Albertina and colleges, Federal Administrative Court, Clara Zetkin Park • Presssoway Coffee, Fichtestraße 66, on the corner of Altenburger Straße: MDR premises, Panometer • Battle of the Nations Monument with Southern Cemetery, Old Market • Augustusplatz: Concert Hall, Panorama Tower, University Campus, Leipzig Opera, access to the pedestrian zone
  • Use of the city tour buses for a day
  • City guided tour of about 45 minutes (from March to the start of the Christmas markets)
  • Professional, certified tour guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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    Meeting point

    Boarding is possible at all Hop-On, Hop-Off stations, central start: Richard-Wagner-Straße 2 (across from Main Train Station/East Hall)

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    • The day ticket is valid for one calendar day. Reduced rates apply for pupils, students and the physically impaired, as well as for groups of 4 or more.
    Customer reviews

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    4.5 /5

    based on 820 reviews

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    Great that no tape is running, but the tour is commented live. It's bad that no attention is paid to Corona. No seats were "locked". Thus 50cm distance to the person in front. In general, you get the feeling that Leipzig hasn't noticed anything yet. At least in the barefoot alley! The tables in the outside area cannot be placed closer together

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    October 3, 2020

    Although we were a little late and the bus had already started, we were of course still taken away. Everything was explained very well by the female guide and life in the GDR period was also "fun". It was all very entertaining and I can only recommend it with a clear conscience.

    November 11, 2019

    The trip did what I hoped: gave me an oveview of the city.

    It was fine once it started. Being winter, the number of departures was reduced and I waited for it to start longer than my patience lasted. But I suppose that's inevitable as they can't afford buses going round empty. They need to install the recordings in other languages soon. My German wasn't really good enough to get the best from the commentary.

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    January 19, 2017

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